Subsequent to a meeting between officials/representatives of Producers Bodies (Guild,
IFTPC and IMPPA) and the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) on 5th May,
2015, it was unanimously decided that FWICE will call off the proposed strike of its 22 crafts
from 6th May, 2015.
In the said meeting the revised wages for Hindi films and television programmes were
mutually agreed upon along with other issues such as payment of One Shift for
film/television Shoots scheduled anywhere in India, even for shoots outside Mumbai, Non
Stoppage of Shooting for any reason whatsoever by FWICE or its affiliates and many others
points were discussed and agreed upon and will be added in the New Memorandum of
It was also decided that a Joint Sub Committee comprising 3-4 representatives each from
Producers Bodies and FWICE to be constituted which will discuss all other issues pertaining
to the New MoU and submit the New MoU as mutually agreed and decided by both
Producers Bodies and FWICE to the Empowered Committee. The New MoU will be signed
latest by 20th June, 2015 with a grace period of one additional week.
The wage increment mutually agreed by Producers Bodies and FWICE will be applicable on
the current wages of members of Allied Mazdoor Union, Junior Artists Association and
Fighters. For the other crafts which fall under contractual agreements between workers and
producers, the base rate for these affiliate members’ will be decided by the Joint Sub
Committee of FWICE and Producers Bodies.
The terms and conditions of MoU including wage revision will be applicable from the date of
signing of MoU.
Dated 6th May 2015
For And On Behalf of
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Mukesh Bhatt T.P. Aggarwal Sajid Nadiadwala
President President President
Guild IMPPA IFTPC